Female Accomplice, video collage, trt 26s, 2020

The syncopation of Female Accomplice personifies empowerment, style, and flair. Black women have a history of using music, hair, and fashion as not just a means to beautify themselves but to also display works of art. The video showcases the freedom of expression a black woman embodies in the absence of societal restraints.

All found video. Credits: Memphis Jookin’ via Sheopatra Jones; Music Animation Machine by Stephen Malinowski, visualizing “Symphony No. 7, Opus 92 - II Allegreto” by Ludwig Beethoven; Hair Wars Tour via Black Archives.